Domenico Tedesco: The former FC Schalke 04 coach last coached the Russian first division club Spartak Moscow
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According to information from the German Press Agency, Domenico Tedesco is to become the new trainer for RB Leipzig.
The TV broadcaster Sky Sport News HD and the "Bild" newspaper had previously reported that the 36-year-old was "about to sign" with the Saxon Bundesliga club.
The club has not yet commented.
DER SPIEGEL initially received no confirmation from Tedesco.
Leipzig announced the separation from Jesse Marsch on Sunday.
Marsch had to go after only 14 league games, assistant coach Achim Beierlorzer had been on the sidelines in the Champions League against Manchester City on Tuesday, Leipzig won 2-1 (1-0).
Tedesco last in Moscow
Tedesco coached FC Schalke 04 from 2017 to 2019. Most recently, he was on the sidelines at Spartak Moscow.
At the end of the 2020/21 season, he left the Russian first division club, Tedesco gave family reasons.
In the Bundesliga, the runner-up is only eleventh.
By beating Manchester City, the club at least secured qualification for the Europa League.
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